Classic Sports Card of The Day

30 Nov

1962 Topps football card of former pro quarterback and punter King Hill, who played 11 seasons in the NFL for 3 different teams. The top pick of the 1958 NFL draft, he had most of his success with the Philadelphia Eagles but never achieved the notoriety of a top draft pick. Hill was instrumental in the Players’ Association in the 1960s and helped negotiate the first ever collective bargaining agreement. After his playing days ended he served as an assistant coach in Houston and New Orleans and in the scouting department with Philadelphia. Hill passed away in 2012 at the age of 75.


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